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Ice cream cart and employees of Charles H. Wachter, Confectioners, standing in front of the Wachter store at 187 West Broadway, South Boston, Mass.

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Title:
Ice cream cart and employees of Charles H. Wachter, Confectioners, standing in front of the Wachter store at 187 West Broadway, South Boston, Mass.
Description:
Four female employees and one male employee of Charles H. Wachter's confectionery and ice cream business pose in their aprons in front of his parlor and store at 187 West Broadway, in South Boston. Charles Wachter is the man with the shorter and lighter hair standing closest to the door of the store. Another employee holds the reins of the horse drawing the wagon lettered with Wachter's name and address. Charles Wachter assumed control of the business started by his brother in 1870. He later moved the business to 1459 Dorchester Avenue in Dorchester.
Retailer:
Wachter, Charles H., 1856-
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
PC001: General photographic collection
Subjects:
storefronts
ice cream parlors
confectioneries
workers
aprons (protective wear)
wagons (cargo vehicles)
horse-drawn vehicles
candy
ice cream
commercial buildings
business (commercial function)
city life
German Americans
West Broadway (South Boston, Mass.)
Wachter, Charles H., 1856-
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonSouth Boston
Extent:
1 photograph
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Identifier:
194869
Call #:
PC001.02.01.USMA.2730.0310.001